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, this year, the aftermath was even weirder, as you know, the first lady, michelle obama awarded the best picture oscar, live from the white house, via satellite, and the oscar went to "argo," regarding the canadian embassy in iran, smuggling the diplomats out of tehran, during the hostage crisis in 1979. as you can imagine, iran's state-run media was not at all excited about the best picture comment. as you can see, argo wins oscar in hollywood's dirty anti-iran game. this year they decided they would instead enhance first lady michelle obama. about that, that is not what first lady michelle obama wore last night at the oscars. the image here is kind of tiny, but as you can see, iran's state-run media digitally altered michelle obama's shoulder-bearing gown with the low-cut neck line, and made it look as though she was wearing a sparkly t-shirt. they photo-shopped her into a whole new outfit that she did not wear. the website, "enduring" ran that. i know people love the oscars, i know that watching what iran state tv does to the oscars the day after is always better than the oscars to me
about michelle obama the first lady and what she did, this is a whole new era. they set the bar. they're the first first lady and president that have, you know, twitter and facebook. so the things that they're doing, they set the bar for these things. i don't think george bush would say, i don't do the tweets and i'm not on the facebook, but watch this drive. it is a different era. >> is that your best bush impression? >> that's my best bush right there, take it, brooky. >> ben affleck gets "argo" best picture, he says, my gosh, am i hallucinating, it is the first lady who gave me award. beaming from the white house, that was a behind the scenes thing because of harvey weinstein. i think it broadens the discussion of the first lady. she's on rachael ray talking about -- she called her bangs, her mid-life crisis. hilarious dancing with jimmy fallon, the evolution of the mom dance. and now at the oscars. she's sort of thrust herself as the central role in pop culture. is in the modern day first lady role? >> it should be. this is why. first of all, everything has changed. what they have
of a hotel. >>> plus, first lady michelle obama's new portrait is unveiled and it highlights an oft-talked about new feature. >>> and what we're just learning about a fire in kansas city. the fire department, why was it sent away from the scene moments before the blast? [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing zolpidem, such as ambien. allergic reactions such as shortness of breath or swelling of your tongue or throat may occur and may be fatal. intermezzo should not be taken if you have taken another sleep medicine at bedtime or in the middle of the night or drank alcohol that day. do not drive or
. >>> to politics now, first lady michelle obama is among the mourners remembering a 15-year-old chicago girl who died a tragic random death. leah pendelton was gunned down after participating in the obamas' inauguration. "the new york times" topped its paper and we'll dig into the legal justification for drone strikes later in the program and president obama warning that the middle class will get hit hardest if congress does not do something to stop those massive cuts set to take effect march 1st. >> if the sequester is allowed to go forward, thousands of americans who work in fields like national security, education or education are likely to be laid off. democrats and republicans can still get together on a balanced solution to the deficit crisis. republican senator mitch mcconnell says that he know that sequestration would have consequences, but he blames president obama for not putting forward an acceptable plan to prevent it. for more on that, jonathan strong, staff writer, role call, alexander burns and national political reporter with politico. good afternoon to both of you. >> hello. >>
official portrait and there's a lot of talk about first lady michelle obama's new -- it's still new -- new haircut. much of the talk surrounding the first lady's bangs came from the first lady herself. in an interview with rachael ray, obama jokes that her bangs are part of a quote/unquote mid-life crisis and she says getting a sports car and going bungee jumping are off-limits, at least while she's in the white house, i guess. the portrait was taken in the white house green room about a week ago. here's how it compares to her 2009 portrait. it's interesting that she's wearing pearls in both. i go with the new one. >>> and in saudi arabia, about 30 women were sworn into the top advisory body by king abdullah. it's the first time in history that women have been able to participate in it. it's said that women will have full membership rights, but they still have to observe sharia law, that includes wearing a proper israeli and staying segregated from male members. while king abdullah is hardly a feminist advocate, he believes gives more opportunity to women is a safe way to relieve some pres
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lady michelle obama's stop in chicago to attend the funeral of 15-year-old hydeia pendleton who was shot and killed a week after performing for the president at the inauguration. but then the president's words of gun violence which have made frequent appearances since the shooting in newtown, and we heard him talk about another subject which is a topic but until recently conspicuously absent from the presidential rhetoric. >> today, a family that works hard with minimum wage salary still lives beneath the poverty level. chicago is full of factories that have been packed up, and the pockets of poverty where adults are still looking for the first job. >> yep, the president said the "p" word, poverty. it appeared multiple times in the president's talk in chicago. as of late, the president has been preoccupied with poverty than we have seen him in the past. in fact, we took a look at all of the state of the union addresses of the first term, and from the inauguration speech and this week's state of the union, he has mentioned poverty in the last four weeks than he has in the last fo
. he is playing in florida. we know he is taking a weekend off to play golf. we heard that michelle obama has sent the president a tweet saying honey, call home. >>> my panel today for the big three. let's get to your must read. what is it? >> amanda becker has a story about the future of the voting rights act which is getting its day at the supreme court at the end of the month. >> what is your must read? >> the real cost of shrinking government. this idea of cutting the government is always a big abstraction. read this argument and find out what it really means. >> did you have one big take away from that? >> i mentioned it in the first segment. if you have a kid who is benefitting from head start if you happen to be one of these people that flies and stands in line at airports, if you go to national parks, all of those face cutbacks from the sequester. >> robert, how about yours? >> you know how every organization has a new kid on the block. today's "new york times" has a great story on senator from texas about not respecting senatet traditions. it is a must read. >> all three of
michelle obama is spending the weekend on ski slopes of aspen and the president is in florida golfing with staffers and friends. ambassador susan rice appeared on the daily show, answered questions about the benghazi attack. the question was posed why could to government agencies not get the story straight about the benghazi attack. listen to the answer. >> the bigger tragedy is we spent all the months trying figure out the origins of talking points. in my opinion, not enough time doing the service that we owed to our fallen colleagues that were lost. >> ambassador rice, withdrew her name for consideration can of secretary of state after republicans demanded answers of why show called the attack spontaneous. up next. girls with guns. the majority of gun owners aremen but that does not mean that women are not packing heat. we will look at that next, you are watching msnbc, the place for politics. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief
. when i think of role models i think of michelle obama and anna winter and people like that with proven track records. i'm still growing and there's still work to do. >> reporter: minor's career advice for other women, surround yourself with a great team, make time for yourself and be grateful for what you have. she also says if you're considering a career switch, just go for it because, savannah, face it none of us are younger. >> way to put a fine point on it. she is pretty inspiring. thank you very much. >>> how does steve harvey keep his figure? he will tell us about the diet he's on right now. it's a cleanse. but first -- he's very clean. first this is "today" on nbc. >> announcer: "today's" kitchen is brought to you by new smooth roast coffee, only at burger king, where taste is king. >>> back now at 8:51 with "today's" kitchen. on the lighter side. this morning, we take a look at the martha's vineyard diet detox, a tough 21-day regime with juices and soups only for three weeks. >> the author behind one pound a day. she's a registered nurse and has a phd in natural health. madelyn
this year than last year, none of them mention obama's extravagant life tile obama flying off to florida and michelle off to aspen, 185,000 an hour on air force one, none of them. >> sean, they're dumb and they're lazy, and they're also dishonest. if these cuts are going to trigger all those things, cutting the defense, we're not going to have defense or a police force, 70,000 school children can't go to school and we can't test our needs, the whole world is coming to an end. the question is, whose idea was this? this was obama's idea. no one's pointing that one out. >> sean: i am. >> and secondly, as we all know, sean, this isn't going to cost any of those things. >> if this 86 billion dollars, that's 2% of the budget. 2%. >> and it's nothing, and anybody watching this show right now, if you had to cut 2% of your household budget, could you do it? especially if the household budget was out of control in the spending? of course you could, so that's entertaining 6 billion, what they're saying, more than 22 billion, so it's-- there's nothing, none of this is going to happen, but this is ju
chancellor michelle re, what she would lake to see president obama do to reform the country's schools, meethepressnbc.com. that's all for today. we will be back next week and happy birthday to our executive producer, falls on a sunday, betsy fisher. if it's sunday it's "meet the press." >>> good sunday. i'm craig melvin. the latest week in washington is from 1600 pennsylvania avenue. >> the president torpedoing his plan. >> the only way to get something done is with with a bipartisan agreement. >> i believe we are making progress on a bipartisan basis. i believe we can come up with a product. >> i hope that -- >> just a few months after the post election high anointing immigration reform as the next big issue, what is going to get done? we will talk about that plus two veterans of capitol hill may be about to change their tune on the president's pick to head up the pentagon. we will talk to bob carey about what all of that means. >> mr. president, we will stand and fight throughout this country as americans for our freedom. >> the gun rights groups say they are working to protect the
of the reality show she starred in. alex? >> michelle, thank you so much for that. >>> now to washington. in his weekly address today, president obama doubled down on his opposition to cutting entitlements as the deadline for sequestration draws here. >> i disagree with republicans who think we should do that by making even bigger cuts to things like education and job training. or medicare and social security benefits. that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction while the wealthiest are asked to do nothing more. that won't work. we can't just cut our way to prosperity. >> joining me now, democratic congressman adam schiff, member of the house appropriations committee. nice to see you again. >> good to see you, thank you. >> we have less than two weeks until the sequester goes into effect. do you think a deal, reached? >> unfortunately i don't think so. i think in the house of representatives in particular, the gop leadership has reached the conclusion that they want the sequester to go into effect, at least temporarily. it's a way of managing
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